Your weekly recap of how former Sun Devils are performing in the NFL.
Osweiler leads Broncos to win over Patriots, ends New England's unblemished start
The Denver Broncos defeated the New England Patriots 30-24 in overtime on Sunday Night Football. The Broncos ended the Patriots' 10-0 start, knocking them from the ranks of the undefeated.
Former ASU quarterback Brock Osweiler finished the game completing 23-of-42 passes for 270 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Denver is now 2-0 with Osweiler as its starting quarterback in place of injured Peyton Manning.
Osweiler is expected to start again this weekend as Manning continues his recovery.
Randall injures knee, exits Thanksgiving contest against Chicago
Green Bay Packers rookie cornerback Damarious Randall left during the Packers 17-13 loss to the Chicago Bears last Thursday after suffering a knee injury. The injury isn't serious, and he is expected to be ready for Green Bay's Thursday Night bout with the Detroit Lions.
Randall finished the game with three total tackles and two pass deflections. He now ranks sixth on the team in total tackles on the year with 44, and leads the team in passes defended with 12 in his rookie campaign.
|Name/Position/Number||Team||Selected||Standing||This Week's Statistics|
|Damarious Randall, CB - No. 23||Green Bay Packers||Rd 1, Pick 30||Second-team left cornerback||3 total tackles, 2 solo tackles, 2 passes defended in 17-13 loss vs. Chicago Bears|
|Jaelen Strong, WR - No. 11||Houston Texans||Rd 3, Pick 70||Third-team wide receiver||inactive in 24-17 win vs. New York Jets|
|Jamil Douglas, OG - No. 75||Miami Dolphins||Rd 4, Pick 114||Starting right guard||N/A in 38-20 loss vs. New York Jets|
|Marcus Hardison, DT - No. 91||Cincinnati Bengals||Rd 4, Pick 135||Third-team right defensive tackle||inactive in 31-7 win vs. St. Louis Rams|
Other Alumni on Active Rosters
|Name/Position/No.||Team||Years at ASU||*Standing||This Week's Stats|
|Lawrence Guy, DT - No. 67||Baltimore Ravens||2008-10||Second-team defensive end||N/A in 33-27 win vs. Cleveland Browns|
|Will Sutton, DT - No. 93||Chicago Bears||2009-13||Starting defensive end||inactive in 17-13 win vs. Green Bay Packers|
|Vontaze Burfict, LB - No. 58||Cincinnati Bengals||2009-11||Starting weak-side linebacker||7 tackles (6 solo) in 31-7 win vs. St. Louis Rams|
|Brock Osweiler, QB - No. 17||Denver Broncos||2009-11||Starting quarterback||23/42, 270 yd, 1 TD, 1 INT in 30-24 win vs. New England Patriots|
|Omar Bolden, DB - No. 31||Denver Broncos||2007-10 (missed 2011)||Second-team strong safety; No. 1 KO and punt returner||1 solo tackle, 1 fumble recov., 2 punt ret., 8 yd, 2 KO ret, 46 yd in 30-24 win vs. New England Patriots|
|Rashad Ross, WR - No. 19||Washington||2011-12||Third-team wide receiver; No. 1 KO returner; No. 3 punt returner||1 solo tackle, 1 KO ret, 25 yd in 20-14 win vs. New York Giants|
*Standing according to depth chart projections on Ourlads.com
Alumni Placed on Injured Reserve/PUP List
Baltimore Ravens: Terrell Suggs, LB - No. 55 (was at ASU from 2000-02): suffered torn Achilles injury in opening game of the season. Out for year.
Denver Broncos: Kyle Williams, WR - No. 15 (2006-09): sustained a ruptured Achilles tendon on August 1.
Kansas City Chiefs: Paul Fanaika, OG - No. 74 (2004-08): was placed on injured reserve just days before the start of the season.
Washington: Shawn Lauvao, LG - No. 77 (2005-09): was placed on injured reserve due to an ankle injury and is out for the rest of the season.
Cuts, Waives and Others Actions
Defensive tackle Davon Coleman (2011-13) waived by Dallas Cowboys (Sep. 28)